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Ledger Monero app before 1.5.1 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor Vulnerability


Due to a bug in the Monero transaction signing protocol in the Ledger Monero app v1.4.2 we were able to extract master Monero spending key. The vulnerability is now fixed.


The information has been provided by Dušan Klinec

The original article can be found at:


A flawed protocol design in the Ledger Monero app before 1.5.1 for Ledger Nano and Ledger S devices allows a local attacker to extract the master spending key by sending crafted messages to this app selected on a PIN-entered Ledger connected to a host PC.

Vulnerable Systems:

Ledger Monero app before 1.5.1

CVE Information:


Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:5/6/2020


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